Christine Abbott

Christine Abbott is a Special Instructor in the Department of Organizational Leadership. She is the co-coordinator of the Education Specialist program and teaches leadership courses as well as courses in the Teacher Leadership Master’s program. She is interested in K-12 educational leadership issues as well as instructional design and assessment models that focus on effective teaching and learning strategies for practicing teachers.

Courses Taught

  • School as a Formal Organization
  • School Community Development
  • Teacher Leader as Collaborative Practitioner
  • Teacher Leader as Change Agent for Equitable Schools
  • Issues in Educational Leadership

Professional Interests

  • Instructional Design & Assessment Models
  • Pedagogy & Andragogy with a Focus on Teaching and Learning Models
  • K-12 Educational Leadership Issues
  • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction


Christine markets K-12 programs in Educational Leadership in the Department of Organizational Leadership for Main Campus and off-site locations in the tri-county and Genesee county areas.


Presently serving as a Co-PI on the final stage of a National Science Foundation Noyce Grant